Ski hills like Nordic Mountain start prepping for an early season on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

Ski hills prepping for early season

Nordic Mountain’s owners say they’re the only people they know who aren’t upset that the mercury has dipped below 30° before mid-November.

A Military honor guard folds the colors during a funeral service Staff Sgt. James VanBendegom, who was buried with full military honors, at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in Kenosha, Wis. VanBendegom remains were finally laid to rest after 47 years missing in action. It wasn’t until last month that his remains were identified.

Kenosha POW laid to rest in hometown

VanBendegom died in captivity and the location of his remains was unknown. But last month, his family was notified that some of his remains …